Young life briefs

| 22 Feb 2012 | 04:33

    Tuxedo eighth-grade parent orientation is Jan. 18 Tuxedo — An orientation will be held for parents of current George Grant Mason School eighth graders who will enter George F. Baker Tuxedo High School next year on Tuesday, Jan. 18, at 7 p.m. Graduation requirements, students support services and scheduling will be discussed. Shortly afterward, high school guidance counselors will begin meeting with the eighth graders to begin scheduling their high school classes for next fall. For more information, call 351-4786. M-W Kindergarten registration is now underway Central Valley - The Monroe-Woodbury School District is now registering children entering Kindergarten in September 2011. Anyone who has not received a registration packet in the mail may the district’s registrar at 460-6200, ext. 6237 or go online at to print the packet. Children must be 5 years old on or before Dec. 1, 2011. Schools closed Monday for Martin Luther King Jr. Day Central Valley - The following is a list of activities, programs and meeting within the Monroe-Woodbury School District: Schools will be closed Monday, Jan. 17, in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Middle School PTA will meet Tuesday, Jan. 18, 7 p.m. in the library. The Middle School Concert, originally scheduled for Tuesday, Jan. 11, has been re-scheduled for Tuesday, Jan. 18. Sapphire PTA will meet Thursday, Jan. 20, 10 a.m. High School Grade 10 College Planning Night will be held Thursday, Jan. 20, 6:30 p.m. Pine Tree PTA will meet Thursday, Jan. 20, 7 p.m. Middle School PTA Dance will be held Friday, Jan. 21, 6:30-9 p.m. Suffern Police provide holiday gifts to Tuxedo kids Tuxedo - Working with Village of Suffern Police Chief Clarke Osborn, Tuxedo Board of Education trustee Dr. David Kaufer brightened the holidays of many local families with gift donations from local individuals and businesses. The donations were collected primarily by the Suffern Police Department in Rockland County and Osborn, who worked with Kaufer and Tuxedo Schools Intervention Specialist Kelly Fosstveit to identify families in the community. A similar effort was undertaken by the Town of Tuxedo Police Department. 'Warm Hands, Warm Hearts’ campaign underway Greenwood Lake — Teens Vincent Corrado and Joseph Puzio, residents of Greenwood Lake and students at Tuxedo High School, are now collecting new hats, gloves, and scarves through Jan. 15, for their Warm Hands, Warm Hearts Campaign. This is an annual outreach project the boys co-founded along with their elder brothers, Salvatore Corrado and Michael Puzio, and friend, Zach Gamache, to benefit local underprivileged children. Donated items will be brought to the Greenwood Lake Food Pantry and other local shelters. Donated items can be dropped off at the Greenwood Lake Public Library during regular operating hours. For more information, call 477-3614 or 477-3070.